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23 Proofreader Reviews

Proofreaders give their job an average rating of 3.3 out of 5.0. The Proofreaders happiest with their jobs are employed by Gannett Co. with an average rating of 2.5 while the Proofreaders least happy with their jobs work for Morris Communications with an average rating of 1.7.

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Proofreader at Arizona State University
in Tempe, AZ

"I love that I get to interact and help people. I dislike that some people can be rather mean."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Proofreader at Digital Graphics Advantage
in Anaheim, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"This was the best company I ever worked for."

What do you like about working at Digital Graphics Advantage?

"It was a relaxed work environment which encouraged and rewarded creativity."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"While skills in Photoshop and Illustrator are key, web design skills will take you far there now, if you're lucky enough to find them hiring.."

What don't you like about working at Digital Graphics Advantage?

"Only that the commute was sometimes difficult, but the job and the environment were so ideal, the commute was well worth it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None. I only hope they can find a way forward that lets them thrive and stop having to lay people off, which has been going on for years."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Proofreader at Universal Studios
in Universal City, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"At Universal Studios, I was a proofreader and researcher for three TV shows at the network."

What do you like about working at Universal Studios?

"I liked having access to taped shows prior to editing. I liked writing the synopses for the shows, that went out to TV guide, etc."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do your research. See if working in this type of television is the right fit for you,"

What don't you like about working at Universal Studios?

"There was a wealth of insecurity and everyone was afraid they'd lose their job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give encouragement to your workers when they're doing a good job. Don't make them wonder whether their job is on the line. It makes for a hostile working environment."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Proofreader Career Rating Comparison

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2.5 Highest Rated Proofreaders is at Gannett Co. (1)
1.7 Lowest Rated Proofreaders is at Morris Communications (7)
Proofreader at NBCUniversal
in Universal City, CA

What do you like about working at NBCUniversal?

"I liked the fact that I knew about the new releases and had lots of avenues to find information regarding many different films."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do your research. See how others have been treated by them and/or why they left. See if it's the right fit for you."

What don't you like about working at NBCUniversal?

"I didn't like that you were treated as another cog in the wheel and I had 8 different bosses, each with their own needs and ways of telling you how to do your job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Employees are people, not possessions. Treat them as the former and you'll get better results."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Proofreader at Purdue Pharma
in Stamford, CT

What do you like about working at Purdue Pharma?

"I enjoy the blend of independent and collaborative work and the positive atmosphere"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It depends on the position; mine probably can't be expanded too much, if at all, but that is the nature of the work. In order to advance my career, I would probably have to change jobs completely, in or out of the company."

What don't you like about working at Purdue Pharma?

"I feel that there is little room for growth in my own position; the work I do does not take much brain-power or creative thinking."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would try to be more communicative with my employees."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Proofreader at Gannett Co.
in Salisbury, MA

What do you like about working at Gannett Co.?

"The workflow is generally not overly rushed and there are sufficient resources available."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be ready to jump ship for any better offer after getting experience."

What don't you like about working at Gannett Co.?

"The resources are dwindling and the problem is exacerbated by poor management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Everything. Stop genericizing all properties and understaffing papers to stop the death spiral."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Proofreader at Original Impressions
in Miami, FL

What do you like about working at Original Impressions?

"Professional growth opportunity I had. Clients and creative group are great."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask for high pay from the start because pay increase is rear."

What don't you like about working at Original Impressions?

"Low salary. Poor management. Customer service employees are rude and do not work as a team."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Consider and valor good employees. Pay should be much higher."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Proofreader at Alpern Rosenthal
in Pittsburgh, PA

What do you like about working at Alpern Rosenthal?

"Some of the people I work directly with are great."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If the position is in management it is a great company to work for."

What don't you like about working at Alpern Rosenthal?

"Morale is low and management doesn't seem to know or care what goes on when they aren't around. Best part of this job is that it helped me to better deal with continuous frustrations in an effective and productive manner. The experience was helpful but the distribution of work needs improvement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More equality in the workplace. Paying more attention to employee's needs."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Proofreader at Atria Senior Living Group
in Louisville, KY
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 3.3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3.1 / 5
Proofreader at Morris Communications
in Woodland Hills, CA
Person You Work For 1.1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.7 / 5 Company Culture 1.3 / 5
Way You Work 1.4 / 5
Proofreader at Alès Group
in Lyndhurst, NJ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"The company was ok."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.2 / 5
Way You Work 4 / 5
Proofreader at Baxter International
Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4.5 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
Proofreader at Baxter International

What do you like about working at Baxter International?

"Making an impact in the world for the future of my family and feeling like my work makes a difference."

Proofreader at Aquent
in Owings Mills, MD

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great place to jumpstart a career!"

Proofreader at Freedom Works Staffing
in Torrance, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"great company!"

What do you like about working at Freedom Works Staffing?

"they get me plenty of work"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Try it they do their job well."

What don't you like about working at Freedom Works Staffing?

"it is a temporary agency"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, really."

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